Australian cockroach

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Noun1.Australian cockroach - widely distributed in warm countriesAustralian cockroach - widely distributed in warm countries
cockroach, roach - any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
genus Periplaneta, Periplaneta - cosmopolitan genus of large cockroaches
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Before getting to the nitty gritty of reviewing the Australian fauna there are chapters that review key workers in Australian cockroach research, biology, economically important taxa, cockroaches in captivity, collection and preservation, ecology and finally morphology.
It was passed on to Steve Lane, Keeper of Natural History at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, who with the help of scientists at Oxford University identified the insect as a rare Australian cockroach.
Mr Lane said only four other Australian cockroaches have been found in Coventry - in 1983, 1934, 1931 and 1920.

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